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Wireless keyboard and mouse not connecting until after login 493 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a white iMac that works fine and have Lion installed. However, for some reason the wireless keyboard and mouse (both Apple products) will not connect until after I have logged in. I have to...
Posted by amagab, on Apr 8, 2013 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Did you try it on your administrator account or a... 345 Views / 10 Replies  
Did you try it on your administrator account or a separate account? Thanks for helping out.
Posted by amagab, on Mar 9, 2012 at 09:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Hmmm....I tried it but didn't work for me. I was... 345 Views / 10 Replies  
Hmmm....I tried it but didn't work for me. I was able to both delete bookmarks and change the home page, even though it was locked. Did you restart?
Posted by amagab, on Mar 9, 2012 at 09:15 PM, in Mac OS X
How is that done? 345 Views / 10 Replies  
How is that done?
Posted by amagab, on Mar 9, 2012 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
That is what I want to restrict. 345 Views / 10 Replies  
That is what I want to restrict.
Posted by amagab, on Mar 9, 2012 at 07:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Restrict changing of browser home page 345 Views / 10 Replies  
Is there a way or a 3rd party product that makes it possible to restrict the changing of a browser's home page?
Posted by amagab, on Mar 8, 2012 at 09:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Automount share on Windows XP 977 Views / 2 Replies  
Our domain controller is on Windows 2008.
Our file share is on Snow Leopard Server.
Our workstations are Windows XP.
We are using Active Directory.
The Snow Leopard server is bound to Active...
Posted by amagab, on Oct 28, 2010 at 01:57 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I meant to include "rebuild array" in my previous... 925 Views / 9 Replies  
I meant to include "rebuild array" in my previous post. So that would work?
Posted by amagab, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Are you saying that I would have to clone, then... 925 Views / 9 Replies  
Are you saying that I would have to clone, then add drives, and then load the clone?
Posted by amagab, on Aug 24, 2010 at 09:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Expanding RAID array 925 Views / 9 Replies  
I'd like to know how to expand a RAID array if needed. Let's say I have an array with 16 bays. I buy hard drives to fill 4 of the bays and create a RAID. Then, in a few years, I'd like to expand it...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 24, 2010 at 08:34 PM, in Mac OS X
I would have to look exactly how the Cronnix and... 420 Views / 18 Replies  
I would have to look exactly how the Cronnix and MySQL backup is setup.

I've done some command line mysql backups in the past. From what you are saying it seems like I need to take a crash course...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 18, 2010 at 05:23 PM, in Mac OS X
We are using MySQL. I just realized we currently... 420 Views / 18 Replies  
We are using MySQL. I just realized we currently have Cronnix installed and use it for database backup.

I've done some server admin and learn as I go along. I've maintained servers for some time...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 18, 2010 at 05:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, I'm not usually a server admin and am not... 420 Views / 18 Replies  
Sorry, I'm not usually a server admin and am not too comfortable with the command line. Is there a good GUI or software for your first suggestion? Thanks!
Posted by amagab, on Aug 18, 2010 at 04:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for your response. I like your first idea.... 420 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks for your response. I like your first idea. I'll take a look at using that.

Btw, is it possible to run Time Machine from one server to another, over the network
Posted by amagab, on Aug 18, 2010 at 04:41 PM, in Mac OS X
It will be used for file share and database and... 420 Views / 18 Replies  
It will be used for file share and database and will be accessed directly if the loose access to the primary server. Users will switch to the off site server should something serious happen to the...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 18, 2010 at 04:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Replicating server 420 Views / 18 Replies  
We have an Apple server running Snow Leopard that needs to be replicated on a nightly basis to an identical server in another building. This is for backup and security.

What would be the best way...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 18, 2010 at 03:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Windows Clients to Apple Server 364 Views / 1 Replies  
We will have an environment of Apple server and Windows clients. We plan to use Open Directory. Does anyone have experience with this? Can someone point me where to find more information about...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 6, 2010 at 03:52 PM, in Mac OS X
It really sucks because I use iPhoto for pretty... 272 Views / 2 Replies  
It really sucks because I use iPhoto for pretty much everything and then only use Picasa for uploading my iPhoto stuff to Picasa Web Albums. I know this is possible in iPhoto but the uploading works...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 29, 2009 at 11:55 AM, in Applications
Picasa issue after upgrade to iPhoto 09 272 Views / 2 Replies  
It used to be that the iPhoto Events would show up as albums in Picasa. However, after I upgraded to iPhoto 09 it does not do that anymore. The old events still show up as albums but the events...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:38 PM, in Applications
Sorry, it's a cluster. There are 7x750Gb drives... 333 Views / 2 Replies  
Sorry, it's a cluster. There are 7x750Gb drives that shows up as one 4.1Tb drive in the Disk Utility. So, total there are 28x750Gb that shows up as 4x4.1Tb in Disk Utility. Hope that explains it...
Posted by amagab, on Jun 13, 2009 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mirror 4 drives 333 Views / 2 Replies  
I have 4 drives of 4.1Tb each in our Xserve. How can I mirror those so the total space is 8.2Tb? When I drag all four of them in the disk utility to mirror it says I'm only getting 4.1Tb space which...
Posted by amagab, on Jun 13, 2009 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Setup and config of new xserve and RAID 268 Views / 0 Replies  
We have a new Xserve running 10.5 with a headnode and 3 additional nodes. We also have a 20Tb RAID.

The person who was to set it up left so I'm stuck with it. I'm actually looking forward to it...
Posted by amagab, on Jun 10, 2009 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good suggestion! I tried creating two new... 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
Good suggestion! I tried creating two new profiles with the same credentials as on the Xserve but it didn't work. :brick:
Posted by amagab, on May 27, 2009 at 07:55 PM, in Mac OS X
One more thing, our Windows users can see the... 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
One more thing, our Windows users can see the Xserve in the "My Network Places" but still can't connect to it.
Posted by amagab, on May 26, 2009 at 10:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I appreciate your response. However, all our... 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
I appreciate your response. However, all our computers are local accounts. We don't have a domain. I've also tried connecting with both the IP address and the server name.....no difference.

I'll...
Posted by amagab, on May 26, 2009 at 10:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I connected using VNC fine but still can't access... 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
I connected using VNC fine but still can't access the share through Windows Explorer. I've tried 3 different Windows machines in different locations. Someone please help! Thanks!
Posted by amagab, on May 26, 2009 at 09:53 PM, in Mac OS X
I enabled Guest but it is still not working. Any... 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
I enabled Guest but it is still not working. Any other suggestions? Thanks!
Posted by amagab, on May 23, 2009 at 05:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the link. Guest account was off so I... 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for the link. Guest account was off so I set it to on. I don't have access to a windows machine until tomorrow though so I can't test it yet.

I did find some error messages in the Windows...
Posted by amagab, on May 22, 2009 at 12:16 AM, in Mac OS X
I've tried connecting/mapping under several... 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
I've tried connecting/mapping under several different accounts including an admin account but no difference. I don't think it's a permission issue because it won't even connect. When I try to connect...
Posted by amagab, on May 21, 2009 at 09:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, I know the difference. Didn't think I... 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks, I know the difference. Didn't think I needed to spell it out here.

The share is setup using AFP and Samba is enabled.

Thanks for your response and I appreciate any help I can get.
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Posted by amagab, on May 21, 2009 at 09:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Can't access share on Xserve 2,812 Views / 15 Replies  
This is a really odd situation. For some reason I can't access our Xserve share from Windows. Here's a list of points:

+ xserve can be pinged from any client
+ xserve web server can be accessed...
Posted by amagab, on May 21, 2009 at 03:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Two external monitors with MacBook 2,005 Views / 6 Replies  
Is there any device or hack that allows for two external monitors to be used with a MacBook 13"?

Thanks!
Posted by amagab, on May 11, 2009 at 08:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As I said I don't want use a separate account as... 368 Views / 4 Replies  
As I said I don't want use a separate account as my son likes to watch movies saved on MY desktop. I guess I can copy it to his account but I wanted to avoid that. I'd prefer if there was a solution,...
Posted by amagab, on Mar 23, 2009 at 05:13 PM, in Applications
Temp child-proof 368 Views / 4 Replies  
My toddler son sometimes starts using my iMac and usually I don't mind. He likes to use Photo Booth, Skype, and watch some movies that are saved on the desktop. However, it has happened that he...
Posted by amagab, on Mar 23, 2009 at 05:00 PM, in Applications
I already have AppleCare.....but it's been... 322 Views / 4 Replies  
I already have AppleCare.....but it's been happening more these last days so I will make a trip to the Apple Store this week. I think I can replicate it now by Log Off.......it shows up right before...
Posted by amagab, on Dec 7, 2008 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
It just happened again when I shut it down. It... 322 Views / 4 Replies  
It just happened again when I shut it down. It appeared just before shut down. I'm not sure how often it happens.....at least once a week.
Posted by amagab, on Dec 6, 2008 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Screen problems 322 Views / 4 Replies  
Please look at the pic linked below. That is my part of my 20" iMac (1st aluminum model) purchased in Jan 2008. This happens every now and then. Sometimes when it wakes up from sleep and sometimes...
Posted by amagab, on Dec 6, 2008 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Although setting a different address would be... 324 Views / 5 Replies  
Although setting a different address would be better I think your solution will work considering I have all incoming emails forwarded to my external address anyway.

Thanks a bunch! I really...
Posted by amagab, on Oct 9, 2008 at 05:06 PM, in Applications
That would be a great solution.....but how to I... 324 Views / 5 Replies  
That would be a great solution.....but how to I change "myself" to a specific email address?

Thanks!
Posted by amagab, on Oct 9, 2008 at 04:57 PM, in Applications
Yeah, that doesn't seem efficient. I don't want... 324 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, that doesn't seem efficient. I don't want to think of it actually......I just want to set it once and then happen every time after that. Up until now, I've been once a month uploading it...
Posted by amagab, on Oct 9, 2008 at 02:03 PM, in Applications
Auto-populate bcc in Mail? 324 Views / 5 Replies  
I use Mail as my email client in Leopard. I want to keep all my sent email in another email account as archive. Is it possible to auto-populate the BCC field with a specific email address in every...
Posted by amagab, on Oct 8, 2008 at 07:54 PM, in Applications
Thanks! Do you know how much the Apple Store... 462 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks! Do you know how much the Apple Store would charge to install it?
Posted by amagab, on Aug 3, 2008 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
What HD to get for iMac? 462 Views / 7 Replies  
I have the latest silver/black iMac 20" currently equipped with a 320Gb hard drive. I want to upgrade to at least 500Gb. What hard drive do you guys recommend? What manufacturer and model?
...
Posted by amagab, on Aug 3, 2008 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I hope you don't have the Time Capsule because... 40,017 Views / 15 Replies  
I hope you don't have the Time Capsule because that has been screwing a lot of people.
Posted by amagab, on Jun 3, 2008 at 08:01 PM, in Mac OS X
I was able to restore my Mini backup to a new... 40,017 Views / 15 Replies  
I was able to restore my Mini backup to a new iMac running the same OS. However, I noticed it was not running as well as it should have to so manually backed up all my files, clean installed my iMac...
Posted by amagab, on Jun 3, 2008 at 07:34 PM, in Mac OS X
I would try if I could. The only problem is that... 40,017 Views / 15 Replies  
I would try if I could. The only problem is that the backup is bigger than my hard drives in the MacBook or iMac. Which is why I ask before I go out and by a new drive. If you can restore to...
Posted by amagab, on Mar 8, 2008 at 11:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Time Machine restore to another computer? 40,017 Views / 15 Replies  
My Mac Mini died last night. I have everything backed up to an external drive through Time Machine. Is it possible to restore the data to another computer that is not a Mac Mini? .....for example,...
Posted by amagab, on Mar 8, 2008 at 11:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Windows clients can't login to Xserve 297 Views / 0 Replies  
We have an Xserve server and it works great with Mac clients. It also has no problem with Windows clients, that is IF we leave the password for the user account of the Windows user BLANK. As soon...
Posted by amagab, on Jan 25, 2008 at 10:16 PM, in Networking
Docking station 269 Views / 1 Replies  
I'd like to create a better desktop environment with a docking station or something.

This is what I have and want connected with as little cables as possible:

MacBook 13"
19" Monitor
MS...
Posted by amagab, on Dec 19, 2007 at 02:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I apologize for my early judgment. It seems as... 436 Views / 14 Replies  
I apologize for my early judgment. It seems as the more I learn about iPhoto the more I like it. I expected it to be a bit more user friendly and intuitive from start, especially being an Apple...
Posted by amagab, on Nov 27, 2007 at 10:30 AM, in Mac OS X
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